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Diaphoretic definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DIAPHORETIC, a. [supra.] Having the power to increase perspiration; sudorific; sweating.
DIAPHORETIC, n. A medicine which promotes perspiration; a sudorific. Diaphoretics differ from sudorifics; the former only increase the insensible perspiration; the latter excite the sensible discharge called sweat.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: inducing perspiration [syn: diaphoretic, sudorific] n
1: used to produce perspiration

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 15th century 1. having the power to increase perspiration 2. perspiring profusely diaphoretic noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. inducing perspiration. --n. an agent inducing perspiration. Etymology: LL diaphoreticus f. Gk diaphoretikos (formed as DIAPHORESIS)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Diaphoretic Di`a*pho*ret"ic, Diaphoretical Di`a*pho*ret"ic*al, a. [L. diaphoreticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. diaphor['e]tique. See Diaphoresis.] Having the power to increase perspiration.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Diaphoretic Di`a*pho*ret"ic, n. (Med.) A medicine or agent which promotes perspiration. Note: Diaphoretics differ from sudorifics; the former only increase the insensible perspiration, the latter excite the sensible discharge called sweat. --Parr.



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